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Commercial Juices-What To Look Out For

Commercial Juices - The Low Down I recently wrote a blog about Juicing and the ins and outs of its impact on your health. Often, juicing claims include promises of detoxification, cleansing, weight loss and more. While some juices do have some health benefits, science shows us that they are not healthier than eating whole fruits and vegetables as they can result in your sugar intake sneaking...

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Eight Tips for your December Holiday

It’s holiday time! Whether you are sweltering in the summer heat, gearing up for a white winter, almost en-route to your grand vacation or visiting the infamous ‘remain here’, December is the season to be jolly. Many feel that December is the pinnacle of all that they have worked for in terms of their health and wellness goals. At the end of the year I tend...

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Summer Salad Series- Sunrise by HM Caprese Salad

Creamy. Herby. Juicy. Zesty This salad reminds me of a fresh, Italian summer. There is nothing better than a mouth-watering combination of fresh tomatoes, roasted tomatoes, basil, creamy mozzarella and pine nuts. This salad oozes lycopene all the way. By adding roasted cherry tomatoes to the mix, the anti-oxidant power of this salad is stepped up. The peppery, fresh basil has a bioactive compound known as triterpenoid, which has...

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Summer Salad Series – Barley, Kale and Grilled Vegetable Salad

Earthy. Wholesome. Rich. Aromatic With its strong Middle Eastern Flair, this salad is nothing but hearty, nourishing and delicious. The pearl barley base pushes you in the right direction for good gut health and energy with its high fibre and vitamin B content. Sulforaphane is once again in the spotlight with the kale and cauliflower, ‘switching on’ those detoxification pathways in the liver and activating the anti-oxidant pathways....

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Summer Salad Series- Rocket, Zucchini and Roast Chickpea Salad

Green. Zesty. Herby. Trendy This salad is fresh combination of ingredients, which truly awaken your taste buds.  The chickpeas provide a good source plant-based protein. Chickpeas provide all the essential and non-essential amino acids, which are the building blocks needed to make proteins in our body. The soluble and insoluble fibre in chickpeas is important in promoting gut health, as well as improving cholesterol levels and blood...

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Spiced Cauliflower In All It’s Glory

Shedding The light on Cauliflower   This versatile vegetable looks like a culmination of tiny grooved florets all clustered into one big cabbage-like flower. It is a cruciferous vegetable that falls under the Brassica vegetable family, together with broccoli, kale, cabbage, bok choy and more. It is packed with a range of nutrients and bioactive compounds that are sure to provide you with a host of health benefits. Nutritional...

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Ginger Soy Grilled Salmon with Edamame Black Rice

This recipe is simply delicious! Salmon is a very rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids act as a strong anti-inflammatory in the body and also regulate blood glucose and increase HDL, our healthy cholesterol levels. Edamame beans are a complete source of protein. They also contain polyunsaturated fats, namely omega-3 fatty acids as well as an ample amount of folate. These green beans also...

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DNA and Your Diet- What’s The Fuss About?!

Are you a chronic dieter, constantly trying to lose weight yet never quite reaching your weight goal? How often do you go to the gym with a training partner, partake in the same exercises, but do not see the same results? Do you have a pharmacy in your bathroom cupboard, treating all your ailments, and have you ever spent the time unpacking the possible reasons as to...

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Is activated charcoal a real diamond or is it just rough?

What you need to know about activated charcoal   Whether it is drinking a pitch-black juice, sipping on a coaly chai, adding scoops of dark- powder to your smoothies, eating carbon-coloured confectioneries, or taking black pills in the morning; activated charcoal is trending. Activated charcoal is not only being used in industrial, chemical and agricultural applications but it is now also being found in face-masks, shampoos, toothpastes,...

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